NIGER STATE FOOD SECURITY…

Covid19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus known as NIGERIA CARES or N-CARES, has a result area 2 on increasing food security and safe functioning of food supply chain, the N-CARES is a World Bank and Federal Government intervention program on post covid19 recovery plan. PLANNING COMMISSION ASSESSES IMPLEMENTATION PLATFORMS READINESS The Honorable Commissioner of Niger […]

Continue Reading

Farmers, small businesses get CBN’s interest free loans

Agri-businesses and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are set to enjoy more access to affordable and sustainable finance with the unveiling of new policy guidelines by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Daily Trust reports. The guidelines for Non-Interest Financial Institutions (NIFIs) under its Agri-Business, Small and Medium Enterprise Investment Scheme (AGSMEIS) and Micro, […]

Continue Reading

FREE MONEY: ILLEGAL GOLD MINERS IN EDO STATE PLUNDER STATE WEALTH IN COLLABORATION WITH LOCAL CHIEFS

Over the last decade, Nigeria’s fast-growing economy has been fueled by high prices in the mining, oil, and gas sectors. As these prices climbed, illegal activities, especially on gold mining, have been rapidly expanding into previously untapped parts of the country. Dangbala in Akoko Edo Local government Area in Edo State is now at the […]

Continue Reading

NIMET conducts virtual training on rainfall prediction for farmers in Plateau

By Blessing Odega The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has conducted a virtual training for 40 agricultural extension workers in Plateau, on rainfall prediction step down and its implications to farmers in the state. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the training was conducted in collaboration with the Human Environmental Developmental Agenda (HEDA) and the […]

Continue Reading

COVID-19: Expert urges SMEs to embrace digital marketing

By Joy Odigie Mr Efe Igbinovia, a Digital Marketing Consultant, has called on operators of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to embrace digital marketing to get more patronage, following effects of COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. Igbinovia gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Wednesday. He said that […]

Continue Reading

COVID-19 effects threaten food security, increase vulnerability, women farmers raise alarm

COVID-19 effects threaten food security, increase vulnerability, women farmers raise alarm A Survey by Ibukun Emiola, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Mrs Motunrayo Ajagbe, 55, is a smallholder farmer in Ibadan. She has a farm at Oluyole Local Government Area. She and members of her family depend on the sale of the farm produce for […]

Continue Reading

COVID-19: Group donates improved sorghum seed to 20,000 female farmers in Kano, Katsina

A Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, Adefunke Desh Nigeria Ltd., in partnership with 2-Scale Programme on Tuesday started the distribution of improved white sorghum seed to female farmers in Nasarawan-Kuki, Bebeji Local Government Area of Kano State. The Programme Manager of 2-Scale Programme, Olisa Maxwell, said the distribution was aimed at supporting over 20,000 female farmers with […]

Continue Reading